The money initially intended for educational student school trips to concentration camps and memorial sites abroad can now also be used for trips in Norway.
A total of NOK 15.5 million earmarked for trips abroad for students to learn about anti-Semitism.
“It is important that students learn about what happened during World War II.
“We must not let the coronavirus crisis prevent students from getting this lesson,” Minister of Education and Integration Guri Melby (V) said.
The rules for receiving support have now been changed so that students can also go on school trips to memorial sites in Norway.
The application deadline has been extended to November 20.
Professional tour operators can apply and funds, as well as schools, municipalities, associations, and others.
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